Right to an Attorney
After arrest, you have a Constitutional right to consult with counsel during:
Questioning while in
critical stages of the proceedings, including lineups,
jury selection, sentencing, trial, etc.
While you are in jail, you also have a right to privately consult with
Do not let anyone deny you this important right. Politely ask for an attorney.
Do not answer any further questions until a qualified attorney is with
convictions occur because
police interrogation can be extremely stressful. Sometimes even innocent people make
false confessions. Other times in the heat of the moment people forget details and it appears
they are not
telling the truth, even if they are only confused.
Contact the Law Office of Christopher P. Welch today. Our Ventura
criminal defense lawyer is prepared to help with your case.